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mister 1

Line breaks: mis¦ter
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪstə/

noun

1 variant form of Mr, often used humorously or with offensive emphasis. look here, mister know-all
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  • You can't get away with changing the subject mister!
  • And mister, if you don't smarten up you'll end up just like her.
  • I may be pregnant but I will get up and kick your butt mister.
1.1 informal Used as a form of address to a man whose name is not known: thanks, mister
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  • One or two young Iraqi boys approached them awkwardly and tried to say hello… ‘Mister, mister!’
  • Then some kid will turn up on a Saturday from Auchtermuchty or somewhere like that and say to me, ‘Hey, mister, are you the man that does the rugby?’
  • He said to me, ‘I understand there was some dancing going on, mister.’

Origin

Mid 16th century: weakened form of master1 in unstressed use before a name.

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  • magistrate from Late Middle English:

    Magistrate is from Latin magistratus ‘administrator’, from magister ‘master’. This also gives us master (Old English), its weakened form mister (mid 16th century), and miss.

Words that rhyme with mister

assister, ballista, bistre (US bister), blister, enlister, glister, lister, resistor, Sandinista, sister, transistor, tryster, twister, vista

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mister 2 Line breaks: mist¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪstə/

noun

A device with a nozzle for spraying a mist of water, especially on houseplants.
Example sentences
  • Rabbits, which find the knee-high orchard grass perfectly hospitable habitat, have also presented problems, particularly since they have shown a penchant for the spaghetti tubing that connects the irrigation hose to the misters.
  • And I carry a small spray bottle - a mister - to hydrate my face and eyes.
  • Blend a cup of cold water with 12 drops of jasmine essential oil, put the mix in a spray bottle with a fine mister, and spritz your lower legs before you go to sleep.

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